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3 years 2 months ago

John Salazar closer to taking ag post

DENVER (AP)-Former U.S. Rep. John Salazar is a step closer to taking charge of the state Department of Agriculture. A Senate committee unanimously approved Salazar's appointment in a brief confirmation hearing Wednesday. Salazar's confirmation now goes to the full Senate, where the potato farmer from Manassa is likewise expected...

3 years 7 months ago

Interior secretary to rally volunteers for Bennet

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and about two dozen volunteers are kicking off a door-to-door campaign for Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet. Salazar came to his old campaign headquarters in Denver, where Democrats now are working the phones for Bennet, his successor. Salazar told the volunteers Sunday not to despair because...

3 years 9 months ago

Gulf drilling can proceed

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Obama administration says it is complying with a judge's ruling overturning a moratorium on new drilling in the Gulf - so a motion to enforce the order by opponents of the moratorium should be denied. The Justice Department says in court papers that Interior Secretary...

3 years 11 months ago

Salazar brothers promote Mesa Verde changes

The Salazar brothers are headed to Mesa Verde National Park to promote better campgrounds and roads coming from stimulus money. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and Rep. John Salazar are headed to the park Sunday morning to visit the site of a future visitors' center. Mesa Verde is getting about $10.1...

4 years 5 months ago

Rep. Salazar proposes federal wilderness bill

Congressman John Salazar has introduced a bill to designate about 61,000 acres in three southwest Colorado counties as federal wilderness. The Colorado Democrat says the measure would protect lands and mountains that define the state's character and spirit. The proposal includes land in the Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, Gunnison and San...

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